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Accreditation Organizations/Exempt States

The following information is found in the Downloads section below:

  • A list of approved accreditation organizations with deeming authority under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA); 
  • Specialty/subspecialty information for approved accreditation organizations; 
  • A list of States with State licensure programs that have exemption from CLIA program requirements; and
  • FY 2016 Report to Congress (RTC): Review of Medicare’s Program Oversight of Accrediting Organizations (AOs) and the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 (CLIA) Validation Program (Refer to the Survey and Cert Letter 17-40).
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